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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps being downloaded over 15 000 times. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine is running a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). The deadline for contest submissions is December 31, 2016. See the new elements contest page for more details.

  1. Aug. 26, 2016Waterloo chemists develop promising cheap, sustainable grid energy storagewindmill and solar panels

    Waterloo chemists have developed a safe, high-capacity zinc-ion battery that costs half the price of current lithium-ion batteries, yet lasts twice as long.

  2. Aug. 11, 2016Marcel Nooijen joins elite international quantum molecular societyMarcel Nooijen

    Professor Marcel Nooijen was elected last month to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences (IAQMS) for his work in theoretical chemistry. He is the fourth Canadian to join this prestigious academy, three of whom are affiliated with the University of Waterloo: Professors Josef Paldus, Jiri Cizek and now Nooijen.

  3. Aug. 10, 2016Tadeusz Gorecki awarded Polish Academy of Sciences medalTadeusz Gorecki

    Last month, Professor Tadeusz Gorecki was awarded the 2016 Professor Andrzej Waksmundzki medal by the Committee on Analytical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in recognition for his contributions to the field of separation sciences.

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  1. Oct. 26, 2016Chemistry Seminar Series: Peter Bernathsatellite, the Earth and the Sun from space

    Monitoring Greenhouse Gases from Orbit

    Peter Bernath
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    Old Dominion University, Virginia 
    Department of Chemistry
    University of Waterloo

  2. Oct. 27, 2016CHEM 795 Seminar: Rohit Saraf

    Bioinspired template-less 3-D nanostructures for devices

    Rohit Saraf

    ​Thursday, October 27, 2016
    10:00 a.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

  3. Nov. 4, 2016Chemistry Seminar Series: Jason Hein

    Looking deeply into catalytic systems: mechanism and optimization using laboratory automation

    Jason Hein​
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Chemistry
    University of British Columbia

    Friday, November 4, 2016
    2:30 p.m.
    C2 361 (Reading Room)

    Host:  Derek Schipper

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